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Otis Restaurant

4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
+1 603-580-1705
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Otis is part of each visit to Exeter - we live in Dallas and have a student at Exeter, so we visit a few times a year. We would put Otis up against many other exceptional restaurants globally. We often order the Sleeper 5, Otis'...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Molly P
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Cute cozy atmosphere. Chef owned and operated, pan to order food that was delicious, creative flavors and beautiful presentation. Fantastic service. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MAM2007
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Food was fine but not too special. Hostess and bartender were both a bit snobby. Don't feel the need to go back which is too bad because it's very cute inside.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank anadamamanda
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Otis has upgraded the Exeter (and Seacoast) dining experience significantly since it opened around 2016. It’s equally great to sit at the bar or at one of the small tables, in a group. The service is first class. I like how the menu is seasonal,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank zola025
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Was given good recommendation about this place. Recently moved to area so went to Try,it out. Real nice small restaurant. Food very expensive for what you get. I am told this is fine dining. If so I am ok with that but my only advice...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BA777300ER
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Cocktails, innovative food, all good. We will come back. We have surveyed 4-5 restaurants in Exeter and this one is best. You will need reservations. Only negative is this restaurant is all hard surfaces, so it is extremely noisy. We couldn't hear each other.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 694srogers
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I am sorry to say but the whole dinner was a disappointment. I hope they improve because I would like to try to again.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank E C
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Three of us share the same birthday. Each year we meet for dinner to celebrate. This year we dined at Otis! Chef Lee came to the table to highlight details of the menu. The waitress was charming and helpful! From the wine to the desserts,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 996mayy
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Otis in Exeter NH is an amazing restaurant and probably one of THE BEST places to eat in the Northeast!!! The menu changes daily and you have to make a reservation to eat there. One comment...just GO!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 12 April 2018

this little restaurant in downtown Exeter is the best restaurant on the seacoast. We visited several times now, and each time was better than the last! Drinks, appetizers and entrees are ever changing, unique and exquisitely prepared. This gem of an eatery tops them all....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MikeCimon
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Joan K
5 May 2017|
Response from lorilV3411DS | Reviewed this property |
Fairly reasonable for a green salad each and a yummy omelette. It was close to $45 before tip
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-580-1705
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